[Numpy-discussion] Waf or scons/numscons for a C/Fortran/Cython/Python project -- what's your recommendation?

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Tue Jan 19 14:07:46 CST 2010


David Cournapeau wrote:

> Waf codebase is much better than scons,

I don't know about waf, but I do know that I tried to add OS-X 
application bundle support to scons, and it was really, really painful. 
It sure seemed like it should have been easy to do -- it's just a 
well-defined directory structure.

> The biggest drawback I see with waf is the lack of users: the only
> significant project I know which uses waf is Ardour.

There was some work done to use it for wxWebKit, though I don't know 
what's come of that:

https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27619

-Chris



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